Tag Archive: criticism

how to tell if your religion is genuine

In the year 2013, Christianity is the most popular religion in the world. If you’re a Christian, you’ll be aware that 2000 years ago this was not the case, and everyone went to… Continue reading

the clear understanding of life

preamble Why do I so readily dismiss the great and wise thinkers cited by people in their quest for truth or understanding? Two main reasons: 1. Most of the people referenced are dead.… Continue reading

outcomes of israeli actions

I’ve blogged and commented at length on my understanding of ‘sin’ and ‘morality’, as they are traditionally referred to. A quick recap for those who missed it: all actions should be analysed on… Continue reading

clarification for christian readers

one-upmanship:┬áthe art of outdoing or┬ákeeping one jump ahead of a friend or competitor As I state on my ‘About’ page, I’m a bit of a ranter and I like to argue. I have… Continue reading

revelations

I am ALWAYS prepared to answer questions! My league of blog fans are always asking me questions that I never have time to answer, so I thought I’d take a minute to pull… Continue reading

lurking 3: how to get to heaven

The third post in my lurking series isn’t from the comments section of a post. It’s a lovely extract from a post that I read a couple of months ago that was so… Continue reading

lurking 2: women! shut up!

This is the second post in my new series publishing comments that surprise me as I lurk round Christian blogs. Two things were brought to my attention yesterday that have affected today’s choice… Continue reading

questions about killing

Thou shalt not kill. Q: Kill what? A: Humans. Kill as many animals as you like, even if you have no nutritional need for them. They taste nice and, according the Bible, pleasure… Continue reading

lure of the forbidden

In times past, we blamed these dark impulses on the Devil, or on our own weak moral character. We regarded thoughts as but a step away from deeds, and admonished ourselves – or… Continue reading

what is a christian?

Prompted by another probing and insightful post from the daily delights released by Clare Flourish, I got to thinking about what makes a person a Christian. This popular religion has two millennia of… Continue reading